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Dec 4, 2012 9:00pm PST
. >> this is going to leave clayton with absolutely no fire fire stations in our city. we will be the only city and county that does not have a fire station within our city limits. >> it's very difficult decision but we did say that we would listen to what the voters said and they either would want us to continue the current service level or they would not aparagraph it. >>reporter: closure will cut cost but alsoen crease response time county wide. average response time now is just over 6 and a half minutes. >> there is going to impact response time to the area arun the station as well as we are going to have to wait listeninger for resourcesp they are coming from further away when we are on incidents the require multiple fire engines. >>reporter: again the supervisors here have delayed the final decision on these 4 stations until next week. county fire chief indicated it may not stop there if there are no new revenue sources found they may have to lack at closing 1 or 2 more stations next fiscal year. martinez, laura anthony, abc 7 news. >> san jose city council voted unanimously
KOFY
Dec 6, 2012 12:00am PST
where a house fire has taken a life in the city's engel side district. good evening. i'm carolyn johnson. >> i'm dan ashley. firecrews are on the scene and it is happening at a home in engel side heights. abc7 news reporter ama dates is live with the latest on this. ama? >> dan, fire officials will confirm one person was found dead in the house. they will not say anything about the victim's identitiment we are are -- identity. we are a block away from the house. you can see what it looked like when we arrived on scene. it broke out about 8:40. about 40 firefighters responded, and they were able to put the fire out in 40 minutes. it burned through the garage and the second floor of the home. one person was found dead inside. now it wasn't the resident or the neighbor who called the fire in. it was an off duty firefighter who smelled smoke. >> firefighters have had good noses. they smelled like some wood was burning somewhere. they let the you are fireman know. >> reporter: and most of the damage was contained to that house on the corner. there was some smoke damage to the house ne
KOFY
Dec 13, 2012 11:30am PST
crimes such as robbery and burglary up 23% this year. judge has approved the city's plan to place the department under federal control it puts compliance director in place to oversee the chief's moves. that comes on the heels of a 2003 civil rights settled by the city. >>> new details are coming to light today about the masked again man who went on a deadly shooting spree at a portland mall. hanna talked about her ex-boyfriend jake roberts. ays before the shooting he quit his job saying he was moving to hawaii this weekend. she says he was not the violent type. police say tuesday afternoon roberts opened fire in the clackamas town center, killing two and wounding a teenaged girl before killing himself. >>> marin county teen accused of stealing a celebrity chef's lamborghini and shooting at two people, back in court this morning his attorneys are challenging the complaint. police say he stole the car so he could impress a girl after she rejected himself accused of shooting at a car with the girl and her boyfriend inside. the judge ruled there is enough evidence against wade and ord
KOFY
Dec 10, 2012 9:00pm PST
. proposed deal between the city and oakland army base developer would fund the center with proceeds from 5 new bright and shiny billboard along the freeway at the bay bridge landing. they would join the 3 that are already there. >> okay i grant y this it's a monstrosity but those decision have already been made and negotiated since the bill beard are going to be there, the revenue or some of the revenue from the billboard ought to fund the job center. >>reporter: as show of support for the funding plan oakland clergy join with other community members to hold a candle light vigil and prayer schlts event held at the west oakland library which would house the career center on its second floor. but opponent say the proposed deal to trade billboard placement for career center cash is ultimately a bad one for the community. >> we all want johns. we all want a job center but to base it on pl visually polluting the landscape that's the trade off. trying to pit us against each other which is, that is the intention of this. >>reporter: west oak land does have one job training center that has prove
KOFY
Dec 11, 2012 11:30am PST
francisco city hall. the fire department began its annual toy give away with the mayor. >> it started in 1949 the toy drive is the oldest in the nation. >> it continues through december 25th, donations are more than welcome at any city firehouse. the firefighting santas hope to deliver gifts to 25,000 disadvantaged kids this holiday season. [ female announcer ] this is a special message from at&t. [ male announcer ] it's no secret that the price of things just keeps going up. [ female announcer ] but we have some good news. it's our bundle price promise. [ male announcer ] a price you can definitely count on, for two whole years. from at&t. [ female announcer ] a great price for a great triple-play bundle. [ male announcer ] call now. bundles with u-verse tv, internet and home phone start at $89 a month. now get the same great price for two years. [ female announcer ] switch today and get a total home dvr included, free for life. [ male announcer ] you get reliable, high speed internet on our advanced digital network. choose from speeds up to 24 megs. [ female announcer ] and with u-v
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Dec 13, 2012 12:00am PST
lamborghini in the city's broadway tunnel. they are reporting that a comment by sergeant t says it is roomier than you would think, plus we were all drunk. >> if all of this is true, alan, it is to be taken seriously. >> we broke the news to mayor ed lee at city hall. >> it would be a violation of so many laws. but it is in opposite to what a police officer is sworn to do which is be somebody who is in charge of safety. >> driving the 35 mile per hour speed limit it took us 40 seconds to make it through the half mile tunnel. they did it in just 16 seconds. >> he told the san francisco weekly that he was the third person sandwiched between the driver and the passenger. he was unable to reach sergeant t and his facebook page has now been removed. the san francisco police department says sergeant t is under administrative review by the internal affairs department, but the head of the police officer's union questioned the true source of the posting. >> if it was an off duty police officer driving the vehicle, the chief of police would have to make a determination about whether or not disc
KOFY
Dec 7, 2012 11:30am PST
most -- affected bay the housing crisis, nine cities in alameda and contra costa counties. >>> the man considered to be the toughest sheriff in america is in san francisco trying to figure out whether students at a local middle school sent him hate mail. sheriff joe arpaio tried to clear it up. >> reporter: joe arpaio now is known as the toughest sheriff in america also as the most controversial sheriff in america. this morning he might qualify as the most frustrated sheriff in america. others exhibit adult quality penmanship but the words all in spanish allegedly from students in a middle school sent to the sheriff, designed to hurt. >> then they said i have concentration camps with my tent city i put up 20 years ago. then i'm a racist. and i break up families and just go after brown people. >> reporter: he has a national reputation for aggressive enforcement of illegal immigration laws. he figured since he was coming to town he offered to come out to the middle school and talk to the students or at least the teachers or the principal. >> i'm concerned about parents given the wrong me
KOFY
Dec 10, 2012 11:30am PST
know where attack happened maybe another area, another city no idea, no motive, no suspects that is why they are asking the public to step forward. if you know anything about in attack, where it happened, please contact san francisco pd. terry mcsweeney, abc7 news. >>> crab boat skippers are meeting with the head of the boat owners' association in san francisco to consider their distribute over the price of crab. more than 100 boats are staying in port in san francisco, half moon bay and bodega bay before thanksgiving the crabbers agreed to sell crab for $3 a pound. at one point last week the price was under $2 due to slow demand. last year fishermen were on strike for weeks until they reached an agreement. >>> still ahead, critical day of action ahead of the fiscal cliff, rallies planned for today in the bay area to send a message to washington. >>> fallout from that radio station stunt that preceded the suicide of a british nurse. we'll hear from the deejays. >>> new information about what hostess did to their employees' pension accounts in the weeks before the company's liquidation.
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Dec 8, 2012 12:00am PST
alcohol in nine california cities on friday and saturday night last summer. >>> well, t minus 24 days and counting until the fiscal cliff deadline. no progress was made in washington. the main sticking point are about tax cuts that are set to expire and the president's demand that the wealthy pay more in taxes. the uncertainty of what is going to happen is starting to have an impact on donations to charity. abc7 news reporter ama dates dates is live in the newsroom. >> it is possible the tax deduction for charitable giving could be capped next year. so the question is do you hold on to your money during the financial uncertainty or donate more while you know you will get a deduction. for one charity in san francisco it seems people are doing a little of both. the food pantry at the st. anthony foundation is in good shape today, but overall donations are down for the year. >> we are a little bit behind where we would like to be, where we are budgeted to be. >> the interim executive director says the charity is seeing interesting trends this holiday season that may have to do with the i
KOFY
Dec 5, 2012 11:30am PST
may start around six city but will fall back into the 50s, but dry, temperatures whoever around 60 friday through sunday and start to warm a little monday and tuesday. >>> guess what? another starbucks may soon pop up around the corner. the coffee giant is planning to add at least 1500 more cafes in the u.s. over the next five years. that plan will boost the number in the country by 30%. the seattle-based company will serve a new brand of tea in its cafes. >>> particular kind of doctor is becoming harder to find. the number of medical students electing to become primary care doctors is dwindling according to a new study, many are choosing to become specialists. the students say because you get paid more as a specialist, work fewer hours and have more control over their schedule. >>> raiders day begins today with a special pregame edition of abc7 news at 6:30. tomorrow sports director larry biel hosting a pregame show at 4 p.m.. kennedy and woodson join us for that. at 5 coverage of the game begins live from the coliseum. once the game ends larry, lincoln and ron will return with af
KOFY
Dec 5, 2012 12:00am PST
this thing fixed is vine hill road is an escape route for the city of santa cruz in the case of an emergency evacuation. it would be needed desperately if that should happen. fixing the entire road, however, will take a month. and we are tracking this storm throughout the morning with live doppler 7hd and with our team of reporters throughout the bay area. live coverage begins at 4:30 a.m. with the abc7 morning news and live updates throughout the morning. stay here with us. we will keep you up-to-date. >>> meantime, breaking news in oakland where police say four people have been shot. the investigation is happening right now on the 600 block of east 18th street. there is no word yet on the condition of the victims. again four people shot. no arrests have been made to this point. new at 11:00, a bizarre kidnapping and a daring escape in the south bay. a handyman was threatened, beaten and forc to do repair work for several hours. it started yesterday morning at a home on called well court and ended at the chevron on santa teresa boulevard in san jose. and that's where abc7 news rep
KOFY
Dec 7, 2012 9:00pm PST
francisco city hall. i have been waiting for 3 years toen joy the same privilege that these folks are currently enjoying. >> also this afternoon john lewis and stewart who were married before the prop 8 ban. >> over 100,000 loving committed legally married same sex couple across the nation. an thousands or more to come soon with washington and mayor listened and maine having marriage equality now. >>reporter: san francisco city attorney is part of the legal team arguing against prop 8. >> i am gratified and confident very confident that the supreme court which is now going to be taking up the civil rights issue of our time will reach the same result that the district court did and the 9th circuit did and well find that proposition 8 unlawfully discriminates against gay lesbian couple here in the state of california. >>reporter: in sacramento this afternoon a spokesman for supporters of proposition 8 is confident the hay court will support the ban on same sex marriage. >> i expect 4 or 5 justices to uphold proposition 8. why? because the constitution of the united states doesn't have m
KOFY
Dec 11, 2012 9:00pm PST
sacramento, abc 7 news. >> well the city of lafayette putting repair from the last storm on fast track tonight. rate now the construction firm cc myers is working to repair mountain view drive. road was undermined by a rapidly running creek during the storm on december 2nd. all the rain we had. company was brought in after the city council declared local emergency when learning that would it take public works crews months to make repair. firm says it will work 24 hours a day to fix the road. they hope to finish the work by christmas which would be a huge thrill to folks living in the area of lafayette. company cc myers has done a lot of emergency repair work for the state over the years. able to beat the deadline. >> let's talk about the weather spencer is here. not a lot of rain but certainly cooling off. >> it is cooling off. we are going to get a little rain and it's pet in some spots but not a drencher but that's got news. kept umbrella handy. live view from the east bay camera in emeryville looking back to the bay bridge and lights coming on now which is good. motorist a little be
KOFY
Dec 12, 2012 9:00pm PST
mean trouble for beaches and low-lying areas, places like marin city near richardson bay. more from heather ishimaru. >> bike path known as bay trail lived up on to its name it was more bay than trail. she couldn't make it through a larkspur ferry and have to turn around. >> i had no idea it was that bad. >> caltrans tried to direct people around the flooding but nothing could be done for cars left all day at the park and ride. businesses along a narrow strip of land became an island for a few hours. they are less worried about flooding than lost customers. >> the trees are still above the water. >> he has looked at the highest prediction for tomorrow morning and figures he has got an inch to spare. >> it's going to be okay. >> the king tides happen once a month when the sun and moon is a lined but next few days will be the highest tides of year because they coincide with big winter storms in the gulf of alaska. waldo point harbor thought they knew what was coming with the king tide. >> usually when the tide gets high it comes out here but a half one will go across the road but toda
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Dec 6, 2012 11:30am PST
bear the signatures of construction workers 49 and santa clara city leaders. the work began in july. the stadium remains on schedule. >>> the raiders are in the spotlight tonight when they take on manning at thecoliseum n abc 7. sky 7 hd shows you the scene above the coliseum, kick-5:20 tonight. kira klapper joins us live from oakland. you see fans getting ready to tailgate yet? >> reporter: oh yes. good morning. they are ready. kickoff 5:20. the parking lot gates don't open until noon, fans were allowed to start lining cars up at 10. they sure did. video we shot less than an hour ago, more than 20 cars had lined coliseum way and the party had begun. some skipped work and school, one flew from san diego taking advantage of today's festivities. they all told me they missed the days when they could camp out the day before the game. i had to ask, the raider nation is letting the 3-9 record get in the way. >> several years ago they used to let us be here saturdays. of course nfl always changes rules now we get here -- they took it all away. no more staying the night i started friday nig
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Dec 7, 2012 12:00am PST
immigrant friendly city. sheriff joe welcomed at local watering hole tonight. >> geared to giving information about sex toy. >> that spark outrage tonight but not for the reason you might think. >> also apple does something it hadn't done in almost 3 decade decades. old announcement from the cupertino company. >> later on "nightline". >> coming up next on "nightline". the chilling confession of a serial killer. the man linked to at least 8 murder across the country describes how and why he chose his victims. >> plus how in the world did >> plus how in the world did tiny camera capturing these >> we have developing news tonight. philippine authorities say 420 people have been killed by a typhoon and claim that number could easily double. more than 400 people are also missing from the storm that hit the southern province of the country. residents being roped to safety across fast moving streams as you can see here. tragedy happened in area wildly known to be highly susceptible to flooding. >> america mess controversial sheriff is in hostile territory tonight. arizona joe arpaio in s
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Dec 12, 2012 12:00am PST
. abc7 news reporter john olson is live to explain what happened. john? >> reporter: the city's 44th homicide of the year took place in this quiet neighborhood with houses and christmas lights. an area not known for serious crime. the victim is thought to be an 18-year-old man who may have been stabbed in the neck before or as he was behind the wheel of his pick up. the victim's truck jumped the curb and landed on the sidewalk in front of this home right in the middle of the afternoon. the driver somehow ended up in the street where he was pronounced dead. *9 woman who lived here heard popping sounds and a screech. another neighbor says she noticed men arguing loudly. >> we heard arguing, but that was it. i heard that, but then i have the dogs here and the dogs started barking. we just stayed in. if i hear something, that's it. >> police believe the truck lurched forward from a cul do seek next to the home, but they don't know what happened next. they don't believe the victim lived in the neighborhood. after 3:20 p.m. residents were told to shelter in place. others were kept out or l
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Dec 9, 2012 9:00pm PST
destination. real estate brokers say the name change reflects the revitalization of the city. new restaurants and old sturdy homes are attracting new families. he likes the name noby. he is selling this home in emeryville for $849,000. its block away from the oakland border. >> didn't think of it as a name change. its creation of a district or giving it an identity. >> the area has been known as golden gate district. a partner o at cupcake shop. >> i don't think it needs to change. i think the neighborhood will be grow and the name can stay. >> they plan to fight the name change and there is no telling whether or not whether noby will catch on like soma did for south of district neighborhood. >> california man who killed several family members is dead tonight. police say three people were killed the shooter's mother and two uncles. investigators don't know what led to the shooting. they tracked him down using a cellphone signal. they exchanged fire. his two young daughters they found in his vehicle that had been shot. his son was also injured. >> the president and house speaker met to discuss
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Dec 11, 2012 12:00am PST
. latest accident happened in the city financial district of beall and market where cornell bernard is live for us tonight. >> this intersection very, very busy place during rush hour. the man was crossing beall street right over here when struck and killed. he's the 18th pedestrians to die this year in san francisco. the district attorney has a plan to prevent more tragedies. >> this is scary that the intersection. >>reporter: crossing market and beall street is the risky thing she does every day on her motor wheelchair. >> cars will come through here too fast. and cars making the right hand turn try to turn really fast and go in between the pedestrians walking. >>reporter: today a man in his 40's was struck and killed while crossing beall street just before rush hour. the driver of the pick up that hit him stopped after the collisio collision. >> he is cooperating with law enforcement and we are going, dependent upon what happened witness statements and any surveillance video. >>reporter: mary license witnessed the accident. she says it didn't have to happen. >> we are always rushing
KOFY
Dec 5, 2012 9:00pm PST
oakland police department has ended. the city reached an agreement with civil rights attorneys suing the department and calling for a federal takeover. under this agreement, just approved by a federal judge, oakland will have to hire someone to oversee police reforms. they will pay the salary but that person will report to the judge and have broad powers including firing officers including the chief. it stems from the allegations of four officers who called themselves the riders and were accused a number years ago of handing out vigilanti justice on the streets of oakland. >> developing news, authorities have caught up with software company john mcafee. he was arrested in guatemala accused of entering the country illegally. he created the anti-virus software has been on the run for the past month after officials in belize tried to question him about the death of a neighbor. abc spoke with him in guatemala. >> how i would know? how would i know. >> dan: he says he has requested asylum in guatemala. he claims he is being persecuted refusing to donate to local politicians. >> i was walking
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